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A series about a young orphan girl who is taught to fight with books. She uses her powers to fight for justice and education.  Included Episodes: Season 1, Episode 1: Villains Vadero Pajero and Baba Bandook conspire to shut down the girls school. Burka Avenger comes to the rescue and saves the day.  Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.LP, LP, C3, Fiction, Video, WOMEN'S EDUCATION, GENDER EQUALITY
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by Sinatra, Nancy
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This song was released in Febuary of 1966 and quickly moved its way to the #1 spot on the pop charts both in America and abroad. It is a unique part of the cultural zeitgeist and is worthy of being preserved. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) Lyrics: You keep saying you've got something for me. something you call love, but confess. You've been messin' where you shouldn't have been a messin' and now someone else is gettin' all your best. These boots are made for walking, and that's just what...
Topics: SOC, SOC.US
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994) was an American science fiction series that takes place in the 24th Century. The show focuses on the adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise, a spaceship tasked with the mission of "exploring strange new worlds, seeking out new life and new civilizations and going where no man has gone before." Although the series is based in science fiction, the basic themes of exploration, acceptance, and cultural communication apply to any student. The...
Topics: SOC, SOC.US, Fair use (Copyright)--United States, Star trek the next generation (Television...
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by Darin, Bobby
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Written as a protest to America's involvement in Vietnam, this marked a significant turning point in Bobby Darin's career from pop songs like "Splish Splash" or "Dream Lover" to deeper, more political statements. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary) Lyrics: Come and sing a simple song of freedom Sing it like you've never sung before Let it fill the air Tell the people everywhere We, the people here, don't want a war Hey there, Mister Black Man can you hear me? I don't want...
Topics: MUS, SOC.US, Bobby Darin, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Protest songs--20th century--History and...
Animaniacs (1993-1998) was a children's show that attempted to combine entertainment with education. They were known for their learning songs and wacky antics. Included are: -A song on double-digit multiplication -A song naming all the nations of the world -A song listing all the US Presidents in order -A song about time changes and crossing the Date Line. -A children's version of Puck's monologue from Shakespeare's A Midsummers Night's Dream. -A song outlining the five senses and the...
Topics: SOC, SOC.LP, C3, Multiplication (Study and teaching)--Primary, Geography--Primary, American...
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by Kant, Immanuel
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Immanuel Kant was an influential German philosopher during the Enlightenment. This volume represents one of Kant's more famous works, in which he attempts to define reason, knowledge and the nature of a human soul through the lens of what he calls transcendental idealism. Suggested Reading Level: UG (Undergrad)
Topics: SOC, SOC.UG, Philosophy--18th century, Philosophy--1880-1890, Transcendentalism--History--18th...
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by Hobbes, Thomas 1588-1679
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One of the first publications to introduce social contract theory, this book explores the idea of individual vs. collective rights. Hobbes believed that the true nature of life was "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short" and that the only way to achieve order was through a social contract. Suggested Level: UG (Undergraduate)
Topics: SOC, SOC.UG, Social contract, Anarchy--Social aspects, Individual Rights And Civic Responsibility,...
A reference source for those curious about the evolution of fashion. Suggested Reading Level: ALL For similar information predating this text, see A History of Feminine Fashion (1800 to 1920) .
Topics: SOC, Fashion--20th century, REF
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by Aristotle
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Aristotle outlines the philosophy of the polis and the rights of man within a larger societal structure in one of his most famous works. Suggested Level: UG (Undergraduate)
Topics: SOC, SOC.UG, Slavery--Philosophy, Pólis (Organization), Individual rights and civic...
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by Aristotle
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Aristotle attempts to define the human soul.
Topics: Soul--Philosophy, Tabula rasa, Humanity
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by Locke, John, 1632-1704
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John Locke outlines the theory of tabula rasa , the idea that all humans are born as a blank slate and are influenced by experience rather than any innate humanity. Suggested Level: UG (Undergraduate)
Topics: SOC, SOC.UG, Tabula rasa, Humanity, Philosophy, Soul--Philosophy, Nature--philosophy
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by Bentham, Jeremy, 1748-1832
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Discusses the ideas of sentience, pain, morality and the rights that each individual is or is not entitled to. Suggested Level: UG (Undergraduate)
Topics: SOC, SOC.UG, Sentience--Philosophy, Human rights--Philosophy, Pain--Philosophy, Cruelty to animals
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by U.S. Department of State
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A textbook outlining the major issues facing women today and how they are overcoming them. Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.LS, LS, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Women's studies
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A textbook designed to teach students how to retrieve, write, edit and publish their own stories.  Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.US, US, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Journalism -- Textbooks
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by Potter, Deborah
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An account of newspapers in America: how they came to be, their importance in society and the famous American journalists that shaped the course of history.  Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: SOC, LS, SOC.LS, Newspapers--United States, Newspapers--History
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by U.S. Department of State
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A textbook designed to seperate fictional views of America (from popular culture) from the reality.  Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.US, US, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Popular culture — United States
A quick statistical and qualitative overview of the Hagadera and Kambioos Camps as of January 2013.  Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: SOC, PR, SOC.PR, Refugee camps--Africa
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by National Assembly of France
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A document that defines both individual and collective rights of men. It was a landmark document for the development of individualism. Suggested Level: UG (Undergraduate)
Topics: SOC, SOC.UG, Individualism--Philosophy, Human rights--Philosophy, Individual rights and civic...
An introduction of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.LS, LS, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Human rights
Girl Rising is a film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Here, watch Suma's story of being bonded into labor at age 6 and how she now uses her hard-won education to help free other girls. Meet acclaimed author Manjushree Thapa who wrote Suma's story for the film, and learn about the devastating practice of "kamlari," or bonded labor that is, in effect, modern day slavery. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.LP, LP, C3, Video, Education -- Women -- Nepal
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by U.S. Department of State
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An outline of what is being done internationally to encourage the education of women. Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.LS, LS, C3, Textbooks, Manuals, etc., Women — Education
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by U.S. Department of State
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The profile of a Chinese anti-domestic violence organization called Anti-Domestic Violence Network as its members discuss how to prevent domestic violence.  Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.LS, LS, Textbooks, manuals, etc., Family violence -- China, Family violence — Prevention
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by U.S. Department of State
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Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.UP, UP, C3, Textbooks, Manuals, etc., Women and peace
Facilitated by FilmAid International, a group of refugees saw the need for mass communication to their refugee camp's population of nearly 500,000 people, so they started The Refugee Newspaper. This is their story. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: UP, SOC, SOC.UP, Newspapers--Africa, Refugee camps--Africa
A documentary about the Bosnia Market in Ifo, one of the sub-camps of the Dadaab refugee camp. Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: SOC, UP, SOC.UP, Refugee camps--Africa, Video
Kataa Kutumiwa is an organization devoted "promoting peaceful coexistence and countering the influence of radical violent extremist groups." The following are videos of their youth-based forums. Suggested Level: LS (Lower Secondary)
Topics: LS, SOC, SOC.LS, Video, Peaceful coexistence, Youth--Africa--Social conditions--21st century
Koswar Asad Warsame makes a plea for peace through poetry.  Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: SOC, SOC.UP, UP, Peace--Africa, Peace--Poetry